NE Ga notes include murder trial, controlled burn

Pilgrims Pride wants another crack at plant in Franklin Co

The NAACP in Elbert County is asking the Elberton City Council to look into what it says is the lack of diversity in the police department in Elberton.

Pilgrims Pride has submitted another rezoning request in another bid to build a $70 million chicken rendering plant near Carnesville: it is a request that will have to be approved by Franklin County Commissioners.

A jury in Toccoa will hear more testimony today in the trial of a Stephens County man who is facing a murder charge in the death of a toddler: Willie Spencer was arrested in May of 2019 after the 2018 death of child who died after being airlifted to a hospital in Atlanta.

The smoke that will billow over much of northeast Georgia today will come from a fire in Tallulah Gorge: it is a prescribed burn from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, covering about 1,300 acre in Tallulah Gorge State Park.

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant hosts Classic City Today, 6-10 weekday mornings on 98.7FM & AM 1340 WGAU in Athens.



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